This recipe brings the dessert to a whole new level! It's a fun family centerpiece that kids will just love! Smash it open to reveal hidden treats - it will be the biggest hit of your festive entertaining!
Please see the post for full instructions on creating the topper.
Preheat oven to 350F and grease two 8 inch cake pans
Place all of the ingredients into a food processor (or mixer).
Blitz until combined into a thick batter (be careful not to over mix or the cake will turn out tough)
Divide evenly between the prepared pans and bake 25-35 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
Melt the butter and chocolate in a small pan on over a low heat stirring gently until melted. Once completely melted, remove from the heat and let cool.
In a large bowl, beat the chocolate mixture with the softened cream cheese.
Add the cocoa, vanilla extract and 1 cup of the powdered sugar adding another cup of the sugar until smooth and desired consistency.
Place the second layer onto the first layer and cover with the remaining frosting and smooth.
run a fork down the sides to create the ridges (wiping the fork clean after every pass).
Smash and enjoy!